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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 10-26-2012 04:23 PM 4554 reads 9 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a fun Halloween project you can make in an afternoon. Plenty of time before the spooky day!
If you'd like to make one, here's a cutting template.



-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com



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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 10-26-2012 04:35 PM

AAAHHHhhhooooooooooooooo…...

This is from the inner sanctum… (creak… squeek… bang…)

The Master has done it again…. (good eeeevennning….)

May we meet on Halloween …. HO… ho… ho… Gonna GETcha… Ahooooooo…..

(squeek…. creak… SLAM! )

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#2 posted 10-26-2012 05:11 PM

Cool as always sir!

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Timthemailman

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#3 posted 10-26-2012 05:26 PM

I like it , verry spooky. Thanks for the post

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#4 posted 10-26-2012 06:50 PM

very clever Steve

and FUN

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#5 posted 10-26-2012 07:03 PM

That’s pretty wild Steve. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Roger

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#6 posted 10-26-2012 10:38 PM

Very spiffy.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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Bob A in NJ

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#7 posted 10-26-2012 11:14 PM

Very cool project, thanks for posting.

-- Bob A in NJ

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Dave

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#8 posted 10-27-2012 02:47 AM

Boo.
Nice Halloween treat!
Jolly Roger beware!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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AJswoodshop

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#9 posted 10-27-2012 10:59 AM

Cool! You keep coming up with cool projects! It looks like he’s got a colorful brain! Next week you should make a candy bar dispenser!

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cutmantom

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#10 posted 10-27-2012 01:19 PM

those slotted screws really freaked me out, are they recycled from something? they are just scrap metal to me

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Jason™

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#11 posted 10-27-2012 07:34 PM

When I first watched this great video and saw how Steve turned the knob to dispense candy out I was curious to make one myself but was really concerned about possibly a piece or two getting smashed while rotating the hopper. Then again a closer look into the design I noticed that the top part was Merely a Mortal style trick where he rounded the top part so this might not be an issue. I would like to try this but would not want this to happen, with mine! say the least!!

Mr. Ramsey aka “inMarin” lol… just for kicks ….. Was this an issue in construction of your dispenser?

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#12 posted 10-28-2012 02:15 AM

I was wondering about mashing of M&Ms too. hate to waste one ;-) Another great production Steve!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 10-28-2012 08:01 PM

Steve, you must never sleep, and if oyu do, you must dr4eam about these wonderful projects. Thanks for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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